Austin Wardrip is a Ph.D. student in the Interdisciplinary Materials and Manufacturing Technology program, who rejoined the Gorodetsky Group in September 2021.
He received his A.A.O.T. in General Studies from Portland Community College (Portland, OR, USA) in 2011. He next received his B.S. in Chemistry from Stanford University (Stanford, CA, USA) in 2014. He then received his M.S. in Chemistry from the University of California, Irvine (Irvine, CA, USA) in 2017. Previously in the Gorodetsky Group, he worked on the electronic characterization of perylene-based oligonucleotide-inspired molecular wires. Austin is interested in materials engineering, physical chemistry, and electrochemistry.
In the Gorodetsky Group, Austin’s current research is focused on the spectroscopic and electrochemical characterization of quinoline-based polymers.